The American Film Market will return as a physical event in 2021, after the 2020 edition impacted by Covid that was forced to go virtual.
Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Wolf sent a note today saying “plans are underway” for an in-person edition in Santa Monica, with California now fully reopened. It is scheduled to run from November 2 to 7.
It remains to be seen whether travel restrictions, which could be prohibitive for overseas attendees, will be lifted in time, but there is hope that more vaccine and testing fluid systems will be put in place to allow international travel later in the year. anus.
Wolf said the event would be updated with more details in mid-July.
The next big film event, the Cannes Film Festival, will begin next Tuesday (July 6), and although some international delegates and the press plan to be in town, the expectation is that international attendance will be well below what normal.